Found September 04, 2012 on Blue Cougar Football:
The season opener always has a few surprises for players and coaches, as well as for fans. These surprises can be either good or bad things. Fortunately, this year, the first game of the season for the Brigham Young Cougars offered several positive surprises. Here at Blue Cougar Football, we have already discussed the biggest surprise, the emergence of Kaneakua Friel at Tight End. Here are three more surprises that make the rest of the season look promising.1. Skyler RidleySeeing Cody Hoffman limp off the field in the first quarter was not a promising sight to see. Up to that point he had already made three big catches for third down conversions, and there were naturally big expectations for him starting this season. Hoffman would not re-enter the game, but it didn’t matter. Just four plays later, junior receiver Skyler Ridley made the first reception of his career – a seven-yard touchdown in the back corner of the end zone. Ridley went on to make several more big catches, finishing...

Taysom Hill Misses Out on NCAA Record

The Brigham Young Cougars quarterbacks are well known for setting NCAA passing records. True freshman Taysom Hill should have been the most recent to add his name to the record books. A change in the NCAA record book just this year will keep him out.  Hill’s college career was barely a quarter old, when he got his first chance to play. Facing a 4th down and 1 at the Washington...

Hoffman expects to play against Weber State

Cody Hoffman took a big shot to the thigh from Washington State safety Taylor Taliulu, causing both would leave the game. Taliulu would eventually return, but Hoffman would sit out the rest of the game after recording three catches for 46 yards. So what’s Hoffman’s status now as the Cougars prepare for Weber State?
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